Regular

Round 1 , Round 2 , Round 3 Queens Birthday , Round 4 , Round 5 , Round 6 , Round 7 , Round 8 , Round 9 , Round 3 Rescheduled , Round 10 , Round 11 , Round 12 , Round 13 Charity Round , Round 14 , Round 15 , Round 10 Replayed , Round 16 , Round 17

Regular

Round 1
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Footscray 1-1 3-3 3-4 3-8 26 Sat 14-May-1898 Venue: Western Reserve
Port Melbourne 2-1 2-1 2-6 2-6 18 Footscray won by 8 pt(s) [Game Details]
Richmond 2-4 3-5 5-6 6-7 43 Sat 14-May-1898 Venue: Richmond Cricket Ground
North Melbourne 1-2 2-10 3-15 7-17 59 North Melbourne won by 16 pt(s) [Game Details]
Williamstown 2-1 7-6 7-7 8-11 59 Sat 14-May-1898 Venue: Williamstown Cricket Ground
Brunswick 1-0 1-0 1-1 1-1 7 Williamstown won by 52 pt(s) [Game Details]

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Round 1

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Williamstown 1 1 0 0 59 7 8.4 4
   North Melbourne 1 1 0 0 59 43 1.4 4
   Footscray 1 1 0 0 26 18 1.4 4
   Richmond 1 0 1 0 43 59 0.7 0
   Port Melbourne 1 0 1 0 18 26 0.7 0
   Brunswick 1 0 1 0 7 59 0.1 0

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Round 2
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Port Melbourne 1-0 5-7 5-11 9-15 69 Sat 21-May-1898 Venue: PMCG
Richmond 1-6 1-6 2-12 2-13 25 Port Melbourne won by 44 pt(s) [Game Details]
Williamstown 1-5 1-5 3-7 3-10 28 Sat 21-May-1898 Venue: Williamstown Cricket Ground
Footscray 0-1 4-2 4-2 6-3 39 Footscray won by 11 pt(s) [Game Details]
Brunswick 2-0 2-0 2-0 2-1 13 Sat 21-May-1898 Venue: Park St Reserve
North Melbourne 2-1 5-4 7-9 11-14 80 North Melbourne won by 67 pt(s) [Game Details]

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Round 2

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   North Melbourne 2 2 0 0 139 56 2.5 8
   Footscray 2 2 0 0 65 46 1.4 8
 Williamstown 2 1 1 0 87 46 1.9 4
 Port Melbourne 2 1 1 0 87 51 1.7 4
   Richmond 2 0 2 0 68 128 0.5 0
   Brunswick 2 0 2 0 20 139 0.1 0

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Round 3 Queens Birthday
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Richmond 3-8 6-11 10-15 13-18 96 Mon 23-May-1898 Venue: Richmond Cricket Ground
Brunswick 0-0 0-1 0-1 1-4 10 Richmond won by 86 pt(s) Result Annulled [Game Details]
Queens Birthday matches called off at last moment for rain. Richmond Match was not notified. It was played but later not counted
BYE - Footscray
BYE - North Melbourne
BYE - Port Melbourne
BYE - Williamstown

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Round 3 Queens Birthday

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   North Melbourne 2 2 0 0 139 56 2.5 8
   Footscray 2 2 0 0 65 46 1.4 8
   Williamstown 2 1 1 0 87 46 1.9 4
   Port Melbourne 2 1 1 0 87 51 1.7 4
   Richmond 2 0 2 0 68 128 0.5 0
   Brunswick 2 0 2 0 20 139 0.1 0

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Round 4
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Brunswick 0-0 1-4 2-4 3-4 22 Sat 28-May-1898 Venue: Park St Reserve
Port Melbourne 3-5 7-6 10-9 15-12 102 Port Melbourne won by 80 pt(s) [Game Details]
Williamstown 2-1 2-1 4-5 4-6 30 Sat 28-May-1898 Venue: Williamstown Cricket Ground
North Melbourne 1-0 3-4 4-4 6-9 45 North Melbourne won by 15 pt(s) [Game Details]
Richmond 0-2 0-6 2-8 6-10 46 Sat 28-May-1898 Venue: Richmond Cricket Ground
Footscray 4-6 5-9 7-10 7-10 52 Footscray won by 6 pt(s) [Game Details]

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Round 4

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   North Melbourne 3 3 0 0 184 86 2.1 12
   Footscray 3 3 0 0 117 92 1.3 12
 Port Melbourne 3 2 1 0 189 73 2.6 8
 Williamstown 3 1 2 0 117 91 1.3 4
   Richmond 3 0 3 0 114 180 0.6 0
   Brunswick 3 0 3 0 42 241 0.2 0

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Round 5
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Port Melbourne 0-4 3-8 4-9 8-12 60 Sat 04-Jun-1898 Venue: PMCG
North Melbourne 0-2 1-3 1-6 2-7 19 Port Melbourne won by 41 pt(s) [Game Details]
Footscray 4-2 8-7 9-9 11-9 75 Sat 04-Jun-1898 Venue: Western Reserve
Brunswick 1-0 1-0 3-1 5-5 35 Footscray won by 40 pt(s) [Game Details]
Williamstown 1-0 1-1 4-6 4-9 33 Sat 04-Jun-1898 Venue: Williamstown Cricket Ground
Richmond 1-4 1-6 1-8 1-9 15 Williamstown won by 18 pt(s) [Game Details]

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Round 5

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Footscray 4 4 0 0 192 127 1.5 16
 Port Melbourne 4 3 1 0 249 92 2.7 12
   North Melbourne 4 3 1 0 203 146 1.4 12
   Williamstown 4 2 2 0 150 106 1.4 8
   Richmond 4 0 4 0 129 213 0.6 0
   Brunswick 4 0 4 0 77 316 0.2 0

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Round 6
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Port Melbourne 1-0 7-1 7-1 9-8 62 Sat 11-Jun-1898 Venue: PMCG
Footscray 3-3 3-3 3-6 3-6 24 Port Melbourne won by 38 pt(s) [Game Details]
Brunswick 0-0 0-0 0-2 1-4 10 Sat 11-Jun-1898 Venue: Park St Reserve
Williamstown 1-4 3-4 4-4 4-5 29 Williamstown won by 19 pt(s) [Game Details]
Richmond 1-5 5-10 5-11 10-15 75 Sat 11-Jun-1898 Venue: Richmond Cricket Ground
North Melbourne 3-1 4-2 6-3 6-3 39 Richmond won by 36 pt(s) [Game Details]

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Round 6

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
 Port Melbourne 5 4 1 0 311 116 2.7 16
   Footscray 5 4 1 0 216 189 1.1 16
 Williamstown 5 3 2 0 179 116 1.5 12
   North Melbourne 5 3 2 0 242 221 1.1 12
   Richmond 5 1 4 0 204 252 0.8 4
   Brunswick 5 0 5 0 87 345 0.3 0

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Round 7
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Richmond 0-3 1-6 1-13 2-16 28 Sat 18-Jun-1898 Venue: Richmond Cricket Ground
Port Melbourne 1-1 1-1 1-1 2-5 17 Richmond won by 11 pt(s) [Game Details]
Footscray 0-2 2-3 2-3 4-3 27 Sat 18-Jun-1898 Venue: Western Reserve
Williamstown 0-4 1-4 2-7 2-7 19 Forfeited by Williamstown - (Footscray ahead by 8 pt(s)) [Game Details]
Umpire and Williamstown players walked off in final Quarter , game awarded to Foots
North Melbourne 3-3 5-4 9-4 10-10 70 Sat 18-Jun-1898 Venue: East Melbourne Cricket Ground
Brunswick 2-0 4-3 4-5 5-8 38 North Melbourne won by 32 pt(s) [Game Details]

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Round 7

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Port Melbourne 6 4 2 0 328 144 2.3 16
   North Melbourne 6 4 2 0 312 259 1.2 16
   Footscray 5 4 1 0 216 189 1.1 16
 Williamstown 5 3 2 0 179 116 1.5 12
   Richmond 6 2 4 0 232 269 0.9 8
   Brunswick 6 0 6 0 125 415 0.3 0

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Round 8
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Williamstown 0-0 2-4 2-4 2-6 18 Sat 25-Jun-1898 Venue: Williamstown Cricket Ground
Port Melbourne 3-6 3-6 4-10 4-10 34 Port Melbourne won by 16 pt(s) [Game Details]
Footscray 2-7 2-7 4-7 5-12 42 Sat 25-Jun-1898 Venue: Western Reserve
North Melbourne 0-0 2-1 2-1 2-2 14 Footscray won by 28 pt(s) [Game Details]
Brunswick 0-6 0-6 1-8 2-8 20 Sat 25-Jun-1898 Venue: Park St Reserve
Richmond 2-0 3-2 6-2 7-7 49 Richmond won by 29 pt(s) [Game Details]

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Round 8

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Port Melbourne 7 5 2 0 362 162 2.2 20
   Footscray 6 5 1 0 258 203 1.3 20
   North Melbourne 7 4 3 0 326 301 1.1 16
   Williamstown 6 3 3 0 197 150 1.3 12
   Richmond 7 3 4 0 281 289 1.0 12
   Brunswick 7 0 7 0 145 464 0.3 0

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Round 9
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Port Melbourne 2-3 7-5 9-7 14-11 95 Sat 02-Jul-1898 Venue: PMCG
Brunswick 1-3 3-4 3-5 4-8 32 Port Melbourne won by 63 pt(s) [Game Details]
Footscray 0-2 1-4 2-4 4-5 29 Sat 02-Jul-1898 Venue: Western Reserve
Richmond 0-4 0-4 1-5 1-7 13 Footscray won by 16 pt(s) [Game Details]
Williamstown 3-3 3-5 5-5 7-6 48 Sat 02-Jul-1898 Venue: Williamstown Cricket Ground
North Melbourne 0-2 2-4 3-7 7-9 51 North Melbourne won by 3 pt(s) [Game Details]

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Round 9

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Port Melbourne 8 6 2 0 457 194 2.4 24
   Footscray 7 6 1 0 287 216 1.3 24
   North Melbourne 8 5 3 0 377 349 1.1 20
   Williamstown 7 3 4 0 245 201 1.2 12
   Richmond 8 3 5 0 294 318 0.9 12
   Brunswick 8 0 8 0 177 559 0.3 0

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Round 3 Rescheduled
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Port Melbourne 2-2 2-7 4-7 6-9 45 Sat 09-Jul-1898 Venue: PMCG
Williamstown 0-2 1-4 1-4 1-5 11 Port Melbourne won by 34 pt(s) [Game Details]
Footscray 1-2 3-3 4-3 4-3 27 Sat 09-Jul-1898 Venue: Western Reserve
North Melbourne 1-2 1-2 1-6 3-8 26 Footscray won by 1 pt(s) [Game Details]
Richmond 2-1 7-5 9-9 10-13 73 Sat 09-Jul-1898 Venue: Richmond Cricket Ground
Brunswick 0-0 0-1 1-5 1-6 12 Richmond won by 61 pt(s) [Game Details]

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Round 3 Rescheduled

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Port Melbourne 9 7 2 0 502 205 2.4 28
   Footscray 8 7 1 0 314 242 1.3 28
   North Melbourne 9 5 4 0 403 376 1.1 20
   Richmond 9 4 5 0 367 330 1.1 16
 Williamstown 8 3 5 0 256 246 1.0 12
   Brunswick 9 0 9 0 189 632 0.3 0

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Round 10
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Brunswick 0-4 0-4 1-5 3-10 28 Sat 16-Jul-1898 Venue: Park St Reserve
Footscray 1-1 5-5 6-6 12-7 79 Footscray won by 51 pt(s) [Game Details]
Brunswick could only muster 11 of their men. Captains agree to 16 Men per side, 20 min Quarters. Footscray Supporters make up the numbers for Brunswick
Richmond 2-7 4-8 4-14 5-15 45 Sat 16-Jul-1898 Venue: Richmond Cricket Ground
Williamstown 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 8 Richmond won by 37 pt(s) [Game Details]
North Melbourne - - - - Sat 16-Jul-1898 Venue: North Melbourne Recreation Reserve
Port Melbourne - - - - Result Annulled [Game Details]
Originally Awarded to Port as North Ground unplayable (Council refused permission in case the newly laid turf was damaged) by playing in the mud. Decision later overturned and game replayed

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Round 10

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Footscray 9 8 1 0 393 270 1.5 32
 Port Melbourne 9 7 2 0 502 205 2.4 28
   Richmond 10 5 5 0 412 338 1.2 20
   North Melbourne 9 5 4 0 403 376 1.1 20
   Williamstown 9 3 6 0 264 291 0.9 12
   Brunswick 10 0 10 0 217 711 0.3 0

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Round 11
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Footscray 3-4 3-5 5-7 5-7 37 Sat 23-Jul-1898 Venue: Western Reserve
Port Melbourne 1-0 3-2 3-2 3-3 21 Footscray won by 16 pt(s) [Game Details]
Brunswick 0-0 1-0 2-0 3-0 18 Sat 23-Jul-1898 Venue: Park St Reserve
Williamstown 3-6 4-7 7-11 7-18 60 Williamstown won by 42 pt(s) [Game Details]
North Melbourne 2-3 2-5 5-7 5-8 38 Sat 23-Jul-1898 Venue: North Melbourne Recreation Reserve
Richmond 0-1 1-2 2-2 3-6 24 North Melbourne won by 14 pt(s) [Game Details]

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Round 11

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Footscray 10 9 1 0 430 291 1.5 36
   Port Melbourne 10 7 3 0 523 242 2.2 28
   North Melbourne 10 6 4 0 441 400 1.1 24
   Richmond 11 5 6 0 436 376 1.2 20
   Williamstown 10 4 6 0 324 309 1.0 16
   Brunswick 11 0 11 0 235 771 0.3 0

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Round 12
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Richmond 3-0 4-6 5-9 6-9 45 Sat 30-Jul-1898 Venue: Richmond Cricket Ground
Port Melbourne 2-1 3-2 5-4 6-7 43 Richmond won by 2 pt(s) [Game Details]
North Melbourne 2-6 5-12 10-19 11-24 90 Sat 30-Jul-1898 Venue: North Melbourne Recreation Reserve
Brunswick 2-1 2-2 3-2 5-4 34 North Melbourne won by 56 pt(s) [Game Details]
Williamstown 1-1 2-2 5-6 5-6 36 Sat 30-Jul-1898 Venue: Williamstown Cricket Ground
Footscray 0-1 2-2 2-2 3-4 22 Williamstown won by 14 pt(s) [Game Details]

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Round 12

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Footscray 11 9 2 0 452 327 1.4 36
   Port Melbourne 11 7 4 0 566 287 2.0 28
   North Melbourne 11 7 4 0 531 434 1.2 28
   Richmond 12 6 6 0 481 419 1.1 24
   Williamstown 11 5 6 0 360 331 1.1 20
   Brunswick 12 0 12 0 269 861 0.3 0

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Round 13 Charity Round
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Port Melbourne 0-2 4-3 5-3 7-10 52 Sat 06-Aug-1898 Venue: PMCG
Williamstown 0-0 0-1 0-5 1-7 13 Port Melbourne won by 39 pt(s) [Game Details]
R13 Port captain allowed a sub to play in Caldwells place after he was knocked out after colliding with a player from his own side in the 1st quarter
Richmond 8-5 9-8 10-13 13-17 95 Sat 06-Aug-1898 Venue: Richmond Cricket Ground
Brunswick 0-0 0-1 2-1 2-2 14 Richmond won by 81 pt(s) [Game Details]
North Melbourne 1-5 1-5 3-7 6-10 46 Sat 06-Aug-1898 Venue: North Melbourne Recreation Reserve
Footscray 1-0 4-4 4-5 4-7 31 North Melbourne won by 15 pt(s) [Game Details]

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Round 13 Charity Round

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Footscray 12 9 3 0 483 373 1.3 36
   Port Melbourne 12 8 4 0 618 300 2.1 32
   North Melbourne 12 8 4 0 577 465 1.2 32
   Richmond 13 7 6 0 576 433 1.3 28
   Williamstown 12 5 7 0 373 383 1.0 20
   Brunswick 13 0 13 0 283 956 0.3 0

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Round 14
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Port Melbourne 1-4 3-5 5-6 9-8 62 Sat 13-Aug-1898 Venue: PMCG
Brunswick 1-1 1-5 3-6 3-7 25 Port Melbourne won by 37 pt(s) [Game Details]
North Melbourne 1-3 5-4 6-6 7-11 53 Sat 13-Aug-1898 Venue: North Melbourne Recreation Reserve
Williamstown 1-3 2-3 2-3 5-4 34 North Melbourne won by 19 pt(s) [Game Details]
Richmond 1-3 1-7 3-7 3-7 25 Sat 13-Aug-1898 Venue: Richmond Cricket Ground
Footscray 2-0 2-4 3-4 4-10 34 Footscray won by 9 pt(s) [Game Details]

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Round 14

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Footscray 13 10 3 0 517 398 1.3 40
   Port Melbourne 13 9 4 0 680 325 2.1 36
   North Melbourne 13 9 4 0 630 499 1.3 36
   Richmond 14 7 7 0 601 467 1.3 28
   Williamstown 13 5 8 0 407 436 0.9 20
   Brunswick 14 0 14 0 308 1018 0.3 0

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Round 15
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
North Melbourne 3-2 5-5 8-8 10-12 72 Sat 20-Aug-1898 Venue: North Melbourne Recreation Reserve
Port Melbourne 2-2 5-2 6-3 7-5 47 North Melbourne won by 25 pt(s) [Game Details]
Footscray 2-7 3-9 6-12 8-14 62 Sat 20-Aug-1898 Venue: Western Reserve
Brunswick 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-4 10 Footscray won by 52 pt(s) [Game Details]
Richmond 2-4 6-4 7-7 9-8 62 Sat 20-Aug-1898 Venue: Richmond Cricket Ground
Williamstown 1-5 1-6 3-8 4-8 32 Richmond won by 30 pt(s) [Game Details]

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Round 15

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Footscray 14 11 3 0 579 408 1.4 44
   North Melbourne 14 10 4 0 702 546 1.3 40
 Port Melbourne 14 9 5 0 727 397 1.8 36
   Richmond 15 8 7 0 663 499 1.3 32
   Williamstown 14 5 9 0 439 498 0.9 20
   Brunswick 15 0 15 0 318 1080 0.3 0

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Round 10 Replayed
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
North Melbourne 2-5 4-5 8-7 8-7 55 Sat 27-Aug-1898 Venue: North Melbourne Recreation Reserve
Port Melbourne 1-1 2-2 4-4 7-10 52 North Melbourne won by 3 pt(s) [Game Details]
BYE - Brunswick
BYE - Footscray
BYE - Richmond
BYE - Williamstown

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Round 10 Replayed

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points
   Footscray 14 11 3 0 579 408 1.4 44
   North Melbourne 15 11 4 0 757 598 1.3 44
   Port Melbourne 15 9 6 0 779 452 1.7 36
   Richmond 15 8 7 0 663 499 1.3 32
   Williamstown 14 5 9 0 439 498 0.9 20
   Brunswick 15 0 15 0 318 1080 0.3 0

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Round 16
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Port Melbourne 1-0 5-1 14-10 14-10 94 Sat 03-Sep-1898 Venue: PMCG
Richmond 2-0 3-0 4-0 4-0 24 Forfeited by Richmond - (Port Melbourne ahead by 70 pt(s)) [Game Details]
Most Richmond Players Leave Ground at half Time
North Melbourne 0-1 0-4 1-4 3-5 23 Sat 03-Sep-1898 Venue: North Melbourne Recreation Reserve
Footscray 2-2 3-4 6-10 6-12 48 Footscray won by 25 pt(s) [Game Details]
BYE - Brunswick
BYE - Williamstown

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Round 16

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points

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Round 17
Matches
Team Q1 HT Q3 FT T Notes
Port Melbourne 2-5 4-6 6-6 7-10 52 Sat 10-Sep-1898 Venue: PMCG
Footscray 0-0 0-1 0-3 2-4 16 Port Melbourne won by 36 pt(s) [Game Details]
Richmond 1-8 3-13 3-14 4-16 40 Sat 10-Sep-1898 Venue: Richmond Cricket Ground
North Melbourne 2-1 3-2 5-3 7-4 46 North Melbourne won by 6 pt(s) [Game Details]
BYE - Brunswick
BYE - Williamstown

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Round 17

Ladder
Team G W L D F A %Sc Points

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